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Stir Cafe

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59 Redoubt St, Taupo, New Zealand
+64 7-376 9411
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit this place often and their service is exceptional, nicely tucked away from the busy town and right next to the lovely boat harbour. I'd recommend visiting because of their great food and how easy it is to find parking while so close to the CBD.

Thank Jay Y
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Always eat here for the best paninis in Taupo. Sit outside and watch the boats come and go from the harbour.

1 Thank Jacqui T
New Zealand
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Ordered a Chai Latte and it was delicious! Weather wasn't too good and even though the Cafe closed while we were there, we were allowed to stay inside for as long as we wanted.

2 Thank Lunalacrima
Sunbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

To say this is only a covered area in front of a catering trailer it was impressive. We had a delicious sausage roll, a beef and cheese toastie, two decent coffees and wedges and dips to share. Very nice too, hot fresh and tasty. Good service.

1 Thank brentiesuk
Lelystad, Flevoland, Netherlands
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319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Had some good coffee here. Real fresh made cappuccino like you want it. nice service with a nice smile.

1 Thank IvoDeRooij
Taupo, New Zealand
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is a great cafe to buy a coffee and relax by the boat harbour. The coffee is always perfect and the crepes are awesome. Best in town. Sunday brunch - perfect Saturday coffee then stroll by the harbour - yes please

1 Thank Dale M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Good coffee and good cabinet food in a delightful location. I was super impressed at the barista confirming whether or not it would be ok to use their chocolate syrup in a soy mocha as it contained dairy. This sort of attention to detail is not often seen.

1 Thank Antmannz
Whangarei, New Zealand
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

What a great little gem, tucked down by the waterfront. The coffee is superb and the staff so friendly. It's clearly a place that the locals cherish as we noticed lots of customers being greeted by name. Although we didn't eat there - the food looked delicious. Very cute set up with a caravan as the main part of the... More 

2 Thank RozziNorth
Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Super place to stop for great coffee and food muffins always fresh, toasted sandwiches are the best, service is great always greated with a big smile, the owner is a great person keep up the good food and coffee guys

1 Thank Wayne M
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

This Cafe on the waterfront is an interesting addition to all the other sights among the boats. The coffee was good. We did not try the food. One can sit in the shade, in the sun or simply take it away to walk along the waterfront. The Caravan certainly adds to the whole atmosphere of this part of Taupo.

1 Thank Brian K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Redoubt St, Taupo, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-376 9411

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?